MYRTLE BEACH - Mr. and Mrs. Alton "Brooks" Bagwell Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23 at The Original Valentino's Restaurant in Myrtle Beach, SC. The family dinner party was given by their children, Amy Elizabeth Bagwell Martin of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Roger Brooks Bagwell of State College, PA. Present in addition to aunts and uncles were four grandchildren: Melanie Grace Martin, Stephen Thomas Martin, Brooke Cornelia Bagwell and Cedric Robert Bagwell.


Brooks and Harriet (Browder) were married on June 8, 1963, at Brainerd Methodist Church in Chattanooga, TN. The couple resided in the Summerville/North Charleston area for 36 years and presently live in Myrtle Beach.
Brooks was a resident of Greenwood for 21 years and graduated from Greenwood High School.